News & Lutz Mountain Stories

Summer video project I – Maple Syrup Making

Our summer students, Kate and Rebecca, have been involved in a number of special projects this summer. One of the projects was a video presentation in English and French telling the story of maple syrup production in our area. We think they have done an excellent job!  

SUMMER 2020 HOURS

DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT THE TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19, THE MUSEUM WILL NOT OPEN DURING SUMMER 2020. OFFICE HOURS WILL BE REDUCED. CONTACT US ON lutzmtnheritage@rogers.com FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Heritage Recipe #3 – How to Make Hard Soap

Directions for Making Hard Soap This hand written recipe for making hard soap was donated to the Lutz Mountain Heritage Museum in 1977.  It shows a recipe for hard soap made with rosin, a resin from pine. Rosin soap was most commonly used for laundry. 1 pound of rosin 6 pounds of grease* 6 pounds…